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Old 07-29-2007, 06:18 PM   #8
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Default Re: Non-heavyweights who could none the less...

Originally Posted by Muchmoore
Funny, I thought Patterson was heavyweight champ and fought at heavyweight his entire career.
He did fight at lightheavy into 1956.

Your point is well-taken though. I don't think of Patterson as a lightheavy. I think a man should reach a certain maturity, let's say 23, or maybe 25, and still be fighting at lightheavy to be considered a lightheavy at all. After all, Louis and Ali were lightheavies in the amateurs as teenagers.
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